Monthly Archives: July 2014

Trillanes bares coup plot

MANILA – Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV said Tuesday that some retired generals with links to former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo were plotting against the government of President Benigno

No reason to oust Aquino, says AFP chief

MANILA – Newly-appointed Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. said there was no intelligence report of any destabilization plot against the Aquino administration, saying the military’s morale now is “high.” “There’s no intelligence

APC on EDSA causes jitters

MANILA —Amid reports of a plot to overthrow President Benigno Aquino III, an armored personnel vehicle was spotted along the busy Epifanio delos Santos Avenue Wednesday morning, triggering alarm among motorists. But

Aquino seeks budget for DAP projects

MANILA — President Aquino, apparently learning his lesson from the flak he got over the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP),on Monday asked Congress to pass the 2014 supplemental budget to enable the executive

Senate won’t implement suspension of Jinggoy, JPE suspension yet

MANILA  – The Senate has notified the Sandiganbayan that the 90-day suspension orders Senate minority leader Juan Ponce Enrile and Sen. Jinggoy Estrada have not been enforced since the two senators have

Partylist solons walk out as PNoy starts SONA

MANILA  – A group of party-list lawmakers, wearing peach Barong Tagalog and Filipiniana outfits, walked out of the House of Representatives’ plenary hall before President Aquino started his fifth State of the